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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Washington County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 20,973 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,640 100.0   Native 20,453 97.5
Nursery school, preschool 255 5.5       Born in United States 20,067 95.7
Kindergarten 255 5.5           State of residence 11,992 57.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,309 49.8           Different state 8,075 38.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,255 27.0       Born outside United States 386 1.8
College or graduate school 566 12.2   Foreign born 520 2.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 132 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 349 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 14,338 100.0       Not a citizen 171 0.8
Less than 9th grade 1,724 12.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,403 16.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,562 38.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 520 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,759 19.2   Europe 216 41.5
Associate degree 566 3.9   Asia 147 28.3
Bachelor's degree 818 5.7   Africa 30 5.8
Graduate or professional degree 506 3.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 107 20.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.2 (X)   Northern America 20 3.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 19,709 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,955 100.0   English only 18,626 94.5
Never married 3,332 19.7   Language other than English 1,083 5.5
Now married, except separated 9,827 58.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 523 2.7
Separated 594 3.5   Spanish 587 3.0
Widowed 1,312 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 228 1.2
 Female 1,105 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 327 1.7
Divorced 1,890 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 209 1.1
 Female 815 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 141 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 79 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 20,973 100.0
           under 18 years 466 100.0     Total ancestries reported 15,776 75.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 280 60.1   Arab 21 0.1
        Czech¹ 28 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 38 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,044 100.0   Dutch 304 1.4
Civilian veterans 2,772 17.3   English 1,658 7.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 221 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 72 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,432 6.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,286 100.0   Greek 40 0.2
With a disability 318 7.4   Hungarian 30 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,091 100.0   Irish¹ 1,924 9.2
With a disability 2,953 26.6   Italian 615 2.9
 Percent employed 39.7 (X)   Lithuanian 87 0.4
No disability 8,138 73.4   Norwegian 104 0.5
 Percent employed 74.2 (X)   Polish 197 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 2,991 100.0   Portuguese 35 0.2
With a disability 1,646 55.0   Russian 67 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 454 2.2
        Scottish 241 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 17 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 19,709 100.0   Subsaharan African 94 0.4
Same house in 1995 11,124 56.4   Swedish 41 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,182 41.5   Swiss 19 0.1
 Same county 2,976 15.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 5,206 26.4   United States or American 3,887 18.5
  Same state 3,784 19.2   Welsh 73 0.3
  Different state 1,422 7.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 40 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 403 2.0   Other ancestries 4,037 19.2
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
¹ The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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